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Fennel vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sugars (difference - 2.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Fennel Jícama
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fennel Jícama
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
33
Fennel
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
14
Fennel
6
Jícama

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Fennel
7
:
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +308.3%
Contains more Potassium +176%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +37.5%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +177.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +308.3%
Contains more Potassium +176%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +37.5%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +177.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Fennel
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +4485.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +20833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.029
Contains more Vitamin A +4485.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +20833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.029

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
7%
Fennel
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
9%
Jícama
Fats
1%
Fennel
0%
Jícama

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Fennel Jícama Opinion
Calories 31 38 Jícama
Protein 1.24 0.72 Fennel
Fats 0.2 0.09 Fennel
Vitamin C 12 20.2 Jícama
Carbs 7.3 8.82 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.6 Fennel
Calcium 49 12 Fennel
Potassium 414 150 Fennel
Magnesium 17 12 Fennel
Sugars 3.93 1.8 Fennel
Fiber 3.1 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.066 0.048 Fennel
Zinc 0.2 0.16 Fennel
Starch
Phosphorus 50 18 Fennel
Sodium 52 4 Jícama
Vitamin A 963 21 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58 0.46 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.01 0.02 Jícama
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.029 Fennel
Vitamin B3 0.64 0.2 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232 0.135 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.042 Fennel
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 62.8 0.3 Fennel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.09 0.021 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068 0.005 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.043 Fennel
Tryptophan
Threonine 0.018 Jícama
Isoleucine 0.016 Jícama
Leucine 0.025 Jícama
Lysine 0.026 Jícama
Methionine 0.007 Jícama
Phenylalanine 0.017 Jícama
Valine 0.022 Jícama
Histidine 0.019 Jícama
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